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Gene editing may treat lethal lung diseases before birth

Gene editing may treat lethal lung diseases before birth

Scientists have used a gene editing tool to thwart a lethal lung disease in animals in which a harmful mutation causes death within hours after birth. The proof-of-concept study, published in the journal Science Transnational Medicine, showed that in utero editing could be a promising new approach for treating lung diseases before birth. “The developing

Birth control pills may block blood flow to brain

Birth control pills may block blood flow to brain. Turns out, birth control pills increase the risk of ischemic strokes which are usually caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain. This keeps blood from flowing to the brain. According to stroke specialists at the Loyola University, oral

Remembering Om Puri

Remembering Om Puri through his amazing movies

Remembering Om Puri: One of the greatest actors Indian cinema has ever seen, Om Puri, was born today in Ambala. The sudden demise of Om puri this year left the Indian film industry and his fans shocking. Om Puri may be gone but the adorable  works that he has done will remain a very solid

Interesting facts about secret life of transgender community

Godrej Group has created new corporate standards with the aim of giving equal rights to the LGBTI community on workplaces and to eliminate gender discrimination. Thousands of transgenders living in the country are also part of the LGBTI community. Those who have been victims of discrimination at every level in the society. Today, we are

Kerala woman gives birth to baby in autorickshaw

The woman and her husband reached the hospital at 11 pm but were asked to go to some other hospital due to unavailability of doctors.A tribal woman in Kerala had to give birth to her child in an autorickshaw after being rejected treatment by a government hospital. The incident happened at Vadakkethara near Pazhayannur in

Do fathers really need to be in the delivery room during the birth

Do fathers really need to be in the delivery room during the birth

Do fathers really need to be in the delivery room during the birth. Washington D.C. [USA], June 22 (ANI): Fathers-to-be! If you are thinking about the pain your partner will go through during delivery, just be there to hold her hand. That’s one takeaway from a study released last week that found that when an

Pre-, post-term birth may affect child’s academic performance

London: Being born either too early or too late may have a long-term effect on children’s academic performance, finds a new study. This study detailed the relationship between gestational age at birth and school grades at age 16 across the full range of pregnancy duration (22 to 45 completed weeks), by weight-for-gestational age, focusing on

Patel’s birth anniversary celebrated at Shanghai University

Beijing: Indian Consulate in Shanghaicelebrated the 141st Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel at Shanghai University, highlighting the “pivotal role” played by him in India’s independence movement. Floral tributes were paid to Patel at the event orgainsed yesterday by the Indian Consulate in Shanghai and Consul General Prakash Gupta addressed the gathering highlighting the pivotal

Kejriwal pays tribute to Saradar Patel on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday paid tribute to Saradar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary and said that the country will remain ever obliged to him. “Sardar Patel ki janma tithi par unhe shat shat naman. Desh unka sada rini rahega. (Tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary. Nation

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PM Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary and remembered his contribution to India. “I bow to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary. We recall his rich contribution to India,” Modi tweeted. “Paid floral tributes to the great Sardar Patel,” Modi wrote in another

Trump’s biography claims he forced Obama to issue birth certificate

Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s biography on the website of his privately held corporation, the Trump Organization, claims he forced President Barack Obama to release his birth certificate. The biography claims: “In 2011, after failed attempts by both Senator McCain and Hillary Clinton, Trump single-handedly forced President Obama to release his birth certificate, which

NTAS’ Nanda Theatre Campaign to mark Nanda’s 124th Birth Anniversary

V.C. Dr. Jaspal Singh inaugurates NTAS’ Nanda Theatre Campaign to mark Nanda’s 124th Birth Anniversary; Bestowing 2nd term of Fellowship to Satish Kaul appreciated Patiala: “Remembering Prof. I.C. Nanda not only helps strengthening theatre movement, but also inspire activisits to carry forward his legacy of promoting Punjabi language, drama, punjabiat and values with more zeal,

Nanda Theatre Campaign launched to mark Nanda’s 124th birth anniversary

Patiala : “Remembering Prof I C Nanda not only helps strengthening the theatre movement, but also inspire activisits to carry forward his legacy of promoting Punjabi language, drama, punjabiat and values with more zeal, zest and devotion”, said Dr Jaspal Singh, a world know Punjabi Educationist, Scholar of International Affairs, while inaugurating Nanda Theatre Campaign,

109th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh

State fully prepared to celebrate birth anniversary of 10th Sikh Guru: Bihar CM

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that the state is fully prepared to celebrate the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru, in January 2017. Nitish Kumar also announced a three-day state holiday during the festival, known as ‘Prakash-Parv’, and which will be celebrated at Takht Sri Harmandir

Govt to celebrate 350th birth anni of Guru Gobind Singh

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the government would provide all assistance for making the celebration of 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh a success.Presiding over the meeting of high powered committee, he said apart from security, the government will make elaborate arrangements by providing permission for langar, erection of gates near Telegraph

Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to Subbulakshmi on birth centenary

Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar on Friday paid her tribute to legendary classical singer M.S. Subbulakshmi on her 100th birth anniversary.”It’s legendary singer M.S. Subbulakshmi’s 100th birth anniversary. I bow in front of her melodious songs and personality,” Mangeshkar tweeted on Friday. Subbulakshmi was born on September 16, 1916, at Madurai in the then Madras

US world’s most expensive place to give birth

Washington: The US is the most expensive place in the world for women to give birth, the media on Saturday cited a new study as showing. A survey comprising of 14 developed countries undertaken by the UK medical journal The Lancet showed Australia, the second most expensive place, was lagging behind the US, Xinhua news

Youth Congress plants samplings to mark Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary

Ludhiana: To mark the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi by planting saplings in different areas of city on Saturday, the Youth Congress activists led by district president Rajiv Raja, Incharge of Ludhiana Youth Congress Gurkimat Sidhu planted saplings near Old Court Chowk and also in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, Sherpur, Rajguru Nagar, Hambran

Bengal Congress tweet gaffe on Rajiv birth anniversary

New Delhi/Kolkata: The West Bengal Congress on Saturday faced embarrassment when it tweeted a controversial remark made by late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi during the anti-Sikh riots of 1984. On Rajiv Gandhi’s 72nd birth anniversary, the West Bengal Congress tweeted: “When a big tree falls, the ground shakes”, referring to his remark during the riots